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Bug#295166: Partitioner bug

On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 11:23:52PM +0100, Kero-Chan wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 14:35:57 +0100, Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> > The stuff you are speaking which is not working, is it using lvm or not.
> > 
> > Someone else should preferably step in here, as x86 bios and boot-loader stuff
> > rather bores me.
> > 
> > Friendly,
> > 
> > Sven Luther
> :(
> Well. I know I'm saying it for the second time, but:
> This is not x86 BIOS/Boot-loader stuff. Slackware 10.1 works on the
> same box (with LILO and GRUB too).
> This is Debian specific.
> And I said this too, but I say again it's not only LVM that doesn't work. :/
> Well, Some Debian people listen please, because Sarge cannot be
> released with this bug :(
> Why is there a BTS if bug reporters are not believed "User error, Bad
> hardware, ..."?

Well, it clearly works on my powerpc pegasos/chrp box, so it is either a grub
problem, a broken MBR partition table problem, or a problem with your bios.

What tool does slackware use to partition the disk ? What kernel are you using
? And so on.

I would really appreciate if someone knowledgeable on broken x86
bios/partitiontable/grub/whatever took over here. Or alternatively, you could
get access to working (hear non-x86 :) hardware :)


Sven Luther

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